The professional conscience of every great educator guides them to prepare children with an education that develops the skills and knowledge to be successful in the world. Not our current world, mind you, but the one in which they will live as graduates of our systems.
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March 29, 2018
March 20, 2018
Twitter wars of the adults have become unhinged. Now instead of pointing to adult behavior as a model for proper behavior, we have none. It is up to schools to make a difference.
July 02, 2017
It is not the technology doing harm; it is the human using it. Social media itself is a neutral tool or capacity, its use for good or harm is in the hands of human beings at this point.
January 10, 2017
What is the truth now has a new meaning and, once we learn how to identify the truth ourselves, we need to teach the children.
December 15, 2016
Whether it is TV news or online, most are getting news from a screen and the younger the population the more the source is online.
May 29, 2016
As we probe diversity in the field of technology, minority involvement and inclusion in leadership seems to be a missing ingredient in the educational uses of and framing of technology in learning.
May 17, 2016
Does your message reflect your values? Whose job is it to manage that message? How does one decide how that message is communicated?
January 26, 2016
Regardless of where one stands in the debate about whether "Tweeting" has contributed to or is destroying our capacity for meaningful two way communication and dialogue, there are places where brief communication can connect people and share thoughts.
January 03, 2016
Since we hold the work close and it is always somewhere in our thinking, allowing attention to disconnect may just be the route to more innovative solutions.
October 30, 2015
Educators on the front lines can play an integral role in helping teens and their families make healthy choices as they navigate what happens on these new apps and sites.